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Family: Paradoxornithidae


Formerly this family contained all parrotbills and Bearded Reedling.
Now species like Wrentit and other allies have been included here.
Many species are associated with bamboo, grassland and reedbeds.


Paradoxornithidae is a family in the Order Passeriformes. Some authorities include all genera from this family within the family Sylviidae.

Bearded Reedling is now placed in its own family Panuridae, related to the larks.

Family Paradoxornithidae viewedit

Genus Myzornis viewedit
M. pyrrhoura Fire-tailed Myzornis

Genus Moupinia viewedit
M. poecilotis Rufous-tailed Babbler

Genus Lioparus viewedit
L. chrysotis Golden-breasted Fulvetta

Genus Chrysomma viewedit
C. sinense Yellow-eyed Babbler
C. altirostre Jerdon's Babbler

Genus Rhopophilus viewedit
R. albosuperciliaris Tarim Babbler
R. pekinensis Beijing Babbler

Genus Fulvetta viewedit
F. ruficapilla Spectacled Fulvetta
F. danisi Indochinese Fulvetta
F. striaticollis Chinese Fulvetta
F. vinipectus White-browed Fulvetta
F. formosana Taiwan Fulvetta
F. cinereiceps Grey-hooded Fulvetta
F. manipurensis Streak-throated Fulvetta
F. ludlowi Brown-throated Fulvetta

Genus Chamaea viewedit
C. fusciata Wrentit

Genus Conostoma viewedit
C. aemodium Great Parrotbill

Genus Calamornis viewedit
C. heudei Reed Parrotbill

Genus Paradoxornis viewedit
P. flavirostris Black-breasted Parrotbill
P. guttaticollis Spot-breasted Parrotbill

Genus Conostoma viewedit
C. aemodium Great Parrotbill

Genus Cholornis viewedit
C. unicolor Brown Parrotbill
C. paradoxus Three-toed Parrotbill

Genus Psittiparus viewedit
P. gularis Grey-headed Parrotbill
P. margaritae Black-headed Parrotbill
P. ruficeps White-breasted Parrotbill
P. bakeri Rufous-headed Parrotbill

Genus Neosuthora viewedit
N. davidiana Short-tailed Parrotbill

Genus Suthora viewedit
S. fulvifrons Fulvous Parrotbill
S. nipalensis Black-throated Parrotbill
S. verreauxi Golden Parrotbill

Genus Chleuasicus viewedit
C. atrosuperciliaris Pale-billed Parrotbill

Genus Sinosuthora viewedit
S. conspicillata Spectacled Parrotbill
S. webbiana Vinous-throated Parrotbill
S. brunnea Brown-winged Parrotbill
S. alphonsiana Ashy-throated Parrotbill
S. zappeyi Grey-hooded Parrotbill
S. przewalskii Rusty-throated Parrotbill


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2007. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553422
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  3. Penhallurick J and Robson C. 2009. The generic taxonomy of parrotbills (Aves, Timaliidae). Forktail 25: 137 - 141.

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